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What Is Mydriasis (Dilated Pupils)? 1X

What Is Mydriasis (Dilated Pupils)?

Mydriasis is when the pupil remains dilated and doesn't respond to light changes. It can be caused by an injury, medication, or psychological factors. Mydriasis occurs when the pupil remains dilated (widened) and doesn't respond to light changes...

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What Are Warm Compresses for Eyes?

Warm compresses are used to treat conditions such as dry eye, stye, chalazion, and pink eye. They can help both soothe and treat these conditions. Warm compresses are a time-honored, go-to treatment for a number of eye-related issues. Warm...

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What Is Bull’s-Eye Maculopathy?

Bull’s-eye maculopathy describes the appearance of a target's bull’s-eye at the back of the eyeball. Learn more about eye conditions that cause it. Bull’s-eye maculopathy is a term used to describe the appearance of a target's bull's-eye...

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Dry Eyes Before Cataract Surgery

Dry eyes before cataract surgery are common and important to treat because dry eye can affect IOL calculations and visual outcomes. Dry eye is a condition that occurs when you do not make enough tears or the tears that you do make are of poor...

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Which Foods Help With Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye is a condition that causes itchy, uncomfortable eyes. Eating certain nutrient-rich foods may aid in eye health and help lessen dry eye symptoms. Dry eye is a chronic condition in which the body doesn't produce enough tears (or the tears it...

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How Central Serous Retinopathy Is Treated

Central serous retinopathy does not always require treatment. Eye doctors may choose to treat it if it is severe or recurring. Central serous retinopathy, also called central serous chorioretinopathy, does not always require treatment. It often will...

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Can a Warm Compress Relieve Dry Eye?

Warm compresses for the eyes reduce the gritty feeling and relieve muscle spasms. Warm compresses offer instant, though temporary, dry eye relief. Millions of people grapple with dry eye—an itchy, burning, and painful condition that happens when...

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Central Serous Retinopathy: Causes and Risk Factors

Little is known about the cause of central serous retinopathy, but risk factors include being male, experiencing stress, and using corticosteroids. Central serous retinopathy, also called central serous chorioretinopathy or CSR, is the name for a...

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Central Serous Retinopathy Symptoms

Symptoms of central serous retinopathy can include blurry vision and reduced color perception. Central serous retinopathy is a buildup of fluid under the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye called the retina. This fluid leaks from a layer...

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What Is Valsalva Retinopathy?

Valsalva retinopathy is bleeding from the small blood vessels in or near the macula following a sudden rise in pressure in the chest or abdomen. Valsalva retinopathy is bleeding from the small blood vessels usually in or near the macula, which is...

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